8 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick in the Office

It’s that time of year: cold and flu season! None of us want to get sick but spending so much time at the office with our sick co-workers puts us in danger of catching their virus. Use the 8 tips below to avoid getting sick in the office.

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8 Tips to Avoid Getting Sick in the Office

Wash Your Hands – Keep your hands clean and dry throughout the day to avoid contracting germs

Wash Personal Items – If you keep a coffee cup, lunch containers, etc. in the common areas of the office be sure to wash them regularly

Keep a Safe Distance from Sick Co-workers – If your co-workers do come into work sick make sure you keep your distance from them and avoid sharing their space when possible

Keep Common Areas Clean – Viruses will spread in areas with the most traffic so be sure to keep common office areas clean and sanitized at all times

Stay Hydrated – Keep your body healthy and hydrated by drinking water throughout the day

Take Your Vitamins – Be sure to take your vitamins and keep your energy up to avoid getting sick

Get Proper Sleep – Proper sleep will help keep your body in check and help fight illness

If You do Get Sick – Stay Home! Your co-workers do not want you to spread your illness around the office. Rest up and get healthy before returning to the workplace